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Aerospace and Defense Center

An industry solution center to help aerospace and defense companies adopting new trajectories for future challenges

Today, aerospace and defense (A&D) companies find themselves at potentially perplexing crossroads. On one hand, shrinking defense budgets, an increasingly aggressive competitor set, and riskier market conditions are pushing companies to focus on protecting profit margins. On the other hand, business and technological innovation is setting the stage for new modes of providing services to customers, changing how revenue is earned, and using sophisticated information technology strategies to make products and operations smarter. The Aerospace and Defense Center part of the Global Industry Solution Center La Gaude, France is helping aerospace and defense companies from all over the world to address these challenges. With innovative business solutions the center helps companies to Manage product development complexity to improve engineering efficiency, build and optimize dynamic value chains, grow top line revenue through differentiated aftermarket services.

The Aerospace and Defense Center offers tailored executive work sessions either on site in La Gaude or at client site, exchanges with subject matter experts, discussion around the market trends and best practices, experimentation of innovative industry solutions with the demonstrations of live integrated solution prototypes and development of proof of concept. Workshops can be organized with the help of IBM experts in an environment out of the client's usual working context and fostering innovation.

Aerospace and Defense companies adopting new operating trajectories

The experts of the Aerospace and Defense are demonstrating several solutions covering four operational areas that respond to clients' imperatives: Insight & Product Innovation, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Optimization, and Integrated Service Management. The solutions are using the new technologies such as Smarter Analytics, PureSytems, Cloud, Social Business, Mobility, Watson.

At the end of their journey at Aerospace and Defense Center the clients have gained a clear understanding of the business value generated by the IBM solutions and how those solutions can help them to articulate a vision and meeting the challenges of today and the foreseeable future.

To initiate a journey please contact your IBM Sales representative.